Delhi logs 73 new Covid-19 infections, active case count stand at 386

Delhi logged 73 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.90 per cent on Tuesday, according to data issued by the health department data here. No Covid-related fatality was reported, it said. The new cases were detected from 8,084 tests conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest … Read more

Canada to End Covid-19 Entry Restrictions

Canada on Oct. 1 will remove all Covid-19 entry restrictions, the Public Health Agency of Canada announced. The removal means travelers no longer will be required to submit public health information through the ArriveCAN app or website, provide proof of vaccination, undergo testing prior to or upon arrival, carry out quarantine or isolation measures related … Read more

Covid-19 linked with higher risk of type 1 diabetes in young people: Study

Children and adolescents infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes (T1D), according to a study of over 1 million patients aged 18 and younger. The findings, published recently in the journal JAMA Network Open, showed a 72 per cent increase in new diagnoses of T1D in … Read more

Vermont Supreme Court Revives COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Claim

The Vermont Supreme Court has kept alive a COVID-19 business interruption loss claim by major shipbuilder against a group of reinsurers. The state’s high court ruled that the case brought by Huntington Ingalls Industries and its captive insurer should proceed, although the justices stopped short of endorsing Huntington’s claim that the COVID-19 virus caused direct … Read more

Covid-19: Canada won’t require masks on planes, drops vaccine mandate

The Canadian government announced Monday it will no longer require people to wear masks on planes to guard against COVID-19. Transport Canada said the existing rules for masks will come off Oct. 1 We are able to do this because tens of millions of Canadians rolled up their sleeves and got vaccinated, … Read more

Maharashtra sees 541 Covid-19 cases, two deaths; active tally at 3,702

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 541 COVID-19 cases, including 108 in Mumbai, and two fatalities, taking the tally to 81,19,345 and the toll to 1,48,329, the state health department said. With 546 patients discharged during the day, the cumulative count of recoveries in the state rose to 79,67,314, leaving the state with 3,702 … Read more

Maharashtra sees 619 fresh Covid-19 cases, 3 fatalities in a single day

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 619 COVID-19 cases and three fatalities, taking the tally to 81,18,804 and the toll to 1,48,327, the health department said. A day before, the state had logged 611 infections and two deaths. Of the three fatalities, Kolhapur circle reported two and Mumbai circle one. Of … Read more

Covid-19 infection increases risk of long-term brain problems: Study

People infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus are at increased risk of developing a range of neurological conditions in the first year after the infection, according to a large study conducted in the US. Such complications include strokes, cognitive and memory problems, depression, anxiety and migraine headaches, the researchers said. The researchers … Read more